Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, cultural, legal and feminist icon, died at age 87 from complications of metatastic cancer. Justice Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court for 27 years, becoming one of its most prominent members. Ginsburg was a strong advocate for gender equality and women’s rights throughout her lifelong career.
“We fight not for glory nor for wealth nor honours; but only and alone we fight for freedom, which no good man surrenders but with his life.” -Bernard De Linton
The beginning of October was a tragedy for many of us. The day after the horrible mass shooting in Las Vegas, we lost one of the most famous American rock artist, Thomas Earl Petty, better known as Tom Petty. Petty was an artist that has moved many people in the world, from those who knew his music well, to those who simply heard of his music.
In a day and age when over-stated beauty and immaculacy are the standard, The Dark visions exhibit at The Norton Simon Museum wallows in the realm of the dark, desperate, and ugly.
One Thursday afternoon in late October, not yet aware of the sad news that awaited them, the students in the English 100 class walked into the room and took their seats as they do at the beginning of every class. Shortly after, Dr. Richard Beyer and Katherine Swain of the Psychological Services walked into the room caring the burden of having to break the painful news that one of their fellow classmates had passed away.